Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Challenge #261 - "Back to School" - The Paper Shelter

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, well is only days now before the children go back to School so now is the time to get those cards created for the little ones especially who are starting and those that are going onto their secondary and middle School. We have a grandson who is starting this September and another who will be starting his GCSEs so somewhere along the line my card will be winging its way to one of my grandchildren.
Anyway before I show you my Card I would like to tell you who our sponsors are and they are Veronica and Pedro of The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30


and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website here, and if you have used one of their gorgeous images you will be entitled to the whole amount but even if you havent you will still receive 3 digi images of your own choice. But please if you are going to enter more than once,  please remember that you are able to take part 3 times but one of those must carry one of our images please.
I hope you like my card I love this image shes so cute


This little lady is called "Learning is Fun" and I printed her onto white card and then coloured her with my copic pens, afterwards I used my Nestabilitie die to cut her out and a fancy one for the mount.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card and the first mount is blue card and the papers are from Sweetshoppe Designs and this set of designs are called "Raise your level" and felt they were ideal for my card and I have used four of the papers and with the second one I have used a Martha Stewart ABC border punch down both sides and then on top I have used two more of the papers on blue mounts and layed them as shown in the photo.
I then placed my mounted image in the center with the sentiment in the bottom right hand corner. And to finish of I have used some letters and number buttons and stuck them down the right side and left side of the card.
Now that youve seen my Card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and I do hope it will inspire you to take part in this "Back to School" Challenge.
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
http://cardsundmore-challengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.co.uk/ 
https://digichoosday.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://fairytale-challengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://scrap-creations1.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://lemonshortbreadchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://stampartpapel.com/category/comunidad/ 
http://sunnydaycrafting.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://ttcrd.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://tiddlyinkschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 

Monday, 15 August 2016

ABC Challenges - "N is for Noel"

Good Morning Crafters, well this is the second post for me today and this time its a ABC Challenge and as we have reached the letter "N" its all about Christmas and we are being sponsored by Magnolicious and they are offering a voucher to spend on their website.


And here is the card I created for this Challenge


This little lady is "Tilda with Present" and I stamped here onto white card and coloured her with my copic pens, I also used two more stamps the "Christmas Carol" and "Noel" stamp and did coloured the sentiment and used a light blue over the Carol.
I then cut them out with a Sue Wilson dies and mounted them again on a larger one of red card. The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card and then used a red card for the mount and on top of this I have used a paper from Phil Martins paper pad and on top of this I have placed a snowflake border across the top from Sue Wilson, then placed my mounted images as shown in the photo. To finish of I have used a punched out snowflake in the bottom left hand corner and pearls across the top on the snowflake border.
Now that youve seen my Card I do hope you will pay a visit to the ABC Challenge Blogspot and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you to will want to take part in this "N is for Noel" Challenge.
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-

The Cutie Pie Challenge - "Work, Rest and Play"

Good Morning Crafters todays Card has been created for The Cutie Pie Challenge


   "Work, Rest and Play" on behalf of Pink Gem Designs, we were asked if we would create DT cards for the Challenge and here is my Card I do hope you like it, Im quite pleased with the end result.

I printed the background first then cut it out stuck if to a blue piece of card and then placed this on a 7"x 7" white card. I then printed the Gardener and coloured it with my copic pens, afterwards I cut him out completely and then stuck him in front of the Greenhouse.
The sentiment was stamped in the bottom right hand corner, and to finish of I have placed several flower buttons either side of the greenhouse.
Now that youve seen my Card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Cutie Pie Challenge to see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this "Work, Rest and Play" Challenge.
This card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
http://avenue613.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://stampedblessings.com/amusing-challenge/ 
http://lacysunshine.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://eclecticellapu.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://greatimpressionsstamps.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://lilpatchofcraftyfriends.blogspot.co.uk/ 


Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Challenge #259 - "Punches and Dies" - The Paper Shelter

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, I do hope you enjoyed out last Challenge and of course its now back to work again and this weeks Challenge is all about "Punches and Dies" which is something I really enjoy playing with when creating my card.
Anyway before I show you my Card I would like to tell you who our sponsors are and they are Veronica and Pedro of The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30


and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website here, and if you have used one of their gorgeous images you will be entitled to the whole amount but even if you havent you will still receive 3 digi images of your own choice. But please if you are going to enter more than once,  please remember that you are able to take part 3 times but one of those must carry one of our images please.
And for my Card I used this little lady



She is called "You never know" and you will find her here, I printed her onto white card before colouring her with my copic pens, afterwards I used a Nestabilitie Rectangle die to cut her out and I mounted her onto a larger one for the mount out of mauve card. The sentiment was created in the same way and was then placed on a mauve label die cut.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card and the first mount was another piece of the same mauve card and the papers are from Sue Wilsons paper pack I have sued four papers from this set and I used a Martha Steward border pucnh on two of the papers which were layered up as shown in the photo, and the last one was laid on the left side and then I covered the edge with a strip of mauve ribbon which was then attached to the back of the first mount.
I then placed my mounted image towards the left side, and the sentiment at the bottom on the right, to finish of I have created some mauve pearls with the nuvo drops in the top right and bottom left hand side.
Now that youve seen my Card I do hope you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot  and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this "Punches and Dies" Challenge.
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.co.uk/ 
https://digichoosday.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://lemonshortbreadchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://stampartpapel.com/category/comunidad/ 
http://ttcrd.blogspot.co.uk/ 

Saturday, 6 August 2016

Pink Gem Designs Challenge - "Buttons and Bows"

Good Morning Gemsters, well this fortnights Challenge is all about "Buttons and Bows" and we are being sponsored by Janet Roberts of Pink Gem Designs

And here is my Card created for it


And this little girl is called "Chloe with a Daisy" and you will find her here, I printed her onto white card and I coloured her with my copic pens and cut her out with a Nestabilitie label and a fancy one for the mount. I also used a stamp from my stash and then cut it out with a smaller die from the same label set and also used a fancy one for the mount.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card and the first mount is blue card, the papers are from Pink Gem Designs also and are called "Shabby Daisy" and you will find them here, I have used four papers and layered them up as shown in the photo above.
I then placed the mount image towards the right and the sentiment in the bottom left hand corner. To finish of I used the button punch from Crafters Companion to create the three buttons down the left hand side and before adding them to my card I used some white ribbon to create the three bows that were threaded through the button holes.
Now that youve seen my Card I do hope you will pay a visit to the Pink Gem Designs Challenge Blogspot to see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you to will want to take part in this "Buttons and Bows" Challenge.
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
http://alphabetchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://artbymiranchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
https://colourcrazychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://crafting-with-friends.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://creativeartistemixedmedia.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://cutitupchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://digitallysweetchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://fussyandfancychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://pattiescreationschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://simplypapercraftsforalloccassions.blogspot.co.uk/ 

Monday, 1 August 2016

ABC Challenges - "M is for Maiden"

Good Morning Crafters can you believe that we are already into August where has this year gone? I dont know anyway its a brand new Challenge over at ABC Challenges and we have reached the letter "M" and this time is all about using a Maiden on your card and we are being sponsored by The Paper Shelter, and Im lucky enough to be on their Design Team and was able to choose any of their images to play with and I hope you like the result.
The Paper Shelter are offering a fabulous prize of $20 to spend on their website here if you are chosen to be a winner of this Challenge


And here is the Card I created


This little lady if called "So Sweet" and you will find her here, I printed her onto white card and coloured her with my copic pens, I then used my Nestabilitie rectangle die to cut her out and a larger one for her mount, and the sentiment is one from my stash and has been mounted on yet another of my Spellbinders dies. I keep all my CDs on my computer and print from there.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of blue card and the papers I have used are from John Lockwoods paper pad and I used four papers which I have mounted up as shown in the photo about. I then placed my mounted image in the middle and the sentiment below in the right hand corner. To finish of I have used some Nuvo drops in the other three corners.
Now that youve seen my Card and I do hope that you will pay a visit to the ABC Challenge Blogspot and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team and take part in this "M is for Maiden" Challenge and we look forward to seeing what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this Challenge.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Summer Break Challenge - "Anything Goes" - The Paper Shelter

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, well this fortnights Challenge over on The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot is a "Anything Goes" one as both team will be taking part and it means that we will not be commenting on the entries as its the Teams Summer Break and we feel that the girls should have a bit of time with their families without the having to spend time blog hopping and leaving comments, I hope you will understand this.
Anyway as always we are being sponsored by Veronica and Pedro of The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30 to spend on their website


And as always this comes with the exception that you must have used one of their products on your card or project and you can choose lots of different images, backing papers and printables from their website here. But even if you havent used one of their products you will still be eligible to win 3 digi images of  your own choice, so you really cannot loose can you?  But please if you are going to enter more than once we allow three entries and one of those you must use one of products on it. 
And now for my card, I hope you like it




I have used the "Sweet and Shy" image and you will find her here, I printed her onto white card and then used my copic pens to colour her afterwards I cut her out with my rectangle Nestabilitie Die and mounted her up on a fancy one thats been cut from red card. The sentiment is one from my stash and this has been mounted on another fancy diecut.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of red card and the papers are from a Sweetshoppe digi paper set "Halloween before Dark" and I used four papers from the set and layered them up as shown in the photo. I then placed my mounted image in the center towards the top and the sentiment in the bottom right hand corner, and to finish of I have used some Nuvo drops in the top right and bottom left hand corner.
Now that  youve seen my Card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you to will take part in our Summer Break Challenge "Anything Goes" and look forward to seeing your creations.
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
http://digichoosday.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://everybody-art-challenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://stampartpapel.com/category/comunidad/ 
http://sweetstampsblog.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://ttcrd.blogspot.co.uk/ 

Friday, 15 July 2016

ABC Challenges - "L is for Lots of Layers"

Good Morning Crafters, well we have now reached the letter "L is for Lots of Layers" over on ABC Challenges is being sponsored by Lemon Shortbread Digi Stamps 


And here is the card I created 


This little lady is called "Flowers and Curls" you will find it here, and I printed her onto white card before I coloured her with my copic pens, afterwards I cut her out with a square Nestabilitie Die and a larger one for the mount. The sentiment was a stamp from my stash and I have cut it out with another of my label dies and mounted this also on to a piece of mauve card.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of mauve card and the papers I have used are from the "Giggles and Laughter" digi paper set from Sweetshoppe Designs. I have used three of the papers and then on top I have laid a doily and then I stuck my mounted image towards the top in the center.
I then used some of the left over paper to create the flowers which I have layed them up in the top left hand corner, and I also used my nuvo drops to create the pearls in the top right hand corner and the bottom left.
Now that I have created my card I do hope that you will pay a visit to the ABC Challenge Blogspot and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you to will want to take part in this "L is for Lots of Layers" challenge.